Border-Style Shrimp

Photography: Randy Mayor

Ready in just 15 minutes, this colorful Tex-Mex dish is so festive and flavorful that you'll be proud to serve it to guests over a bed of yellow rice.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup shrimp)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 266
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 4.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 35.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.7g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 274mg
  • Iron: 4.5mg
  • Sodium: 618mg
  • Calcium: 113mg

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped white onion
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • Lime wedges (optional)

Preparation

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add cumin, chili powder, shrimp, and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Remove from heat, and add butter, salt, and hot sauce. Stir until the butter melts. Stir in juice and green onions. Garnish with the lime wedges, if desired.
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